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Alisphaera spatula


Classification: ntax_cenozoic -> Coccolith families inc sed -> Alisphaeraceae -> Alisphaera -> Alisphaera spatula
Sister taxa: A. capulata, A. memoria, A. ordinata, A. quadrilatera ⟩⟨ A. extenta, A. gaudii ⟩⟨ A. unicornis, A. spatula, A. bidentata, A. pinnigera, A. sp.

Taxonomy:

Citation: Alisphaera spatula Steinmetz 1991
taxonomic rank: species

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Alisphaera): Coccoliths placolith-like, with asymmetrical distal flange
This taxon: Spine centrally placed and with broad base. Teeth well-developed

Farinacci & Howe catalog pages: A. spatula *

Search data:
Lith size: 0->0µm;
The morphological data given here can be used on the advanced search page. See also these notes

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source:
First occurrence (base): within no known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in "Holocene" stage). Data source:

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Kleijne, A., Jordan, R. W., Heimdal, B. R., Samtleben, C., Chamberlain, A. H. L. & Cros, L. (2002). Five new species of the coccolithophorid genus Alisphaera (Haptophyta) with notes on their distribution, coccolith structure and taxonomy. Phycologia. 40(6): 583-601. gs

Steinmetz, J. C. (1991). Calcareous nannoplankton biocoenosis: sediment trap studies in the Equatorial Atlantic, Central Pacific, and Panama Basin. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Report. 1: 1-85. gs

Yang, T. -N., Wei, K. & Wu, J. -T. (2012). Marine coccolithophores around Taiwan. Biodiversity Research Center, Academica Sinica, Taipei. 1-96. gs


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Alisphaera spatula compiled by Jeremy R. Young, Paul R. Bown, Jacqueline A. Lees viewed: 14-6-2024

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